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"I would love to see Barack Obama be Bulworth." — actor Sean Penn, on Piers Morgan Tonight in Oct. 2011. A notion dating back to 2013, many had hoped it would have happened in the first term, ...
by annieli
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 04:55 PM PST with 11 Recommends
The executives at Sony Pictures made the selfless call, not to exercise their freedom of expression and to protect their employees—a decision far more noble than having Monsanto lobbyists pump ...
by lawscout
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 11:44 AM PST with 1 Recommend
"Relax, it's North Korea: the nation-state equivalent of the short bus." — Sterling Archer On Wednesday, Sony Pictures cancelled the release ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 11:51 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Aaron Sorkin, among others, has been attacking the media for their reporting of the content of the Sony hacks - including, among other things, "an inappropriate and racially charged exchange" in ...
by PaulLev
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 04:07 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Thomas Sadoski as Don Keefer and Sarah Sutherland as Mary in HBO's The Newsroom The fallout from Rolling Stone 's decision ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 30 Recommends
the heart makes very clear http://davidkeithlaw.wordpress.com/2014/07/11/whattheheadmakescloudy/ The great Don Henley is dean of The School of Romantic ...
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 08:03 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer in HBO's Veep The basis of all fiction is conflict . There are always dangerous quests against dark forces, impossible ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Okay, let me clarify, as I know we have a resident ‘Dave’ in Top Comments … I love Dave Kovic. Okay, not that person, either, so much as the 1993 Ivan Reitman film (starring Kevin Kline and ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 109 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 07:12 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
If you haven't seen the acclaimed HBO Series The Newsroom , you should. It shows how the Corporate Media does occasionally strive for facts, and even on rarer occasions, the truth. Take the idea of ...
by jamess
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Dec 27, 2013 at 11:44 AM PST with 23 Recommends
If you haven't seen the HBO Series The Newsroom , you should, in my media-critic opinion. Here's one great reason why -- it's brutal honesty. As shockingly displayed in the Series' very first ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 06:34 PM PST with 13 Recommends
In June of 1998, CNN/ Time premiered a new joint venture, a weekly program called 'News Stand'. Their first segment had revelations about a 'Valley of Death' (as one of the veterans interviewed ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 04:01 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
When Edward Snowden publicized his revelations, I was one of the people shrugging and "yawning." I've mentioned my background as a child of people the gov't would consider "radicals" several times ...
by mallyroyal
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Former ABC newsman Charlie Gibson was invited to Quinnipac to speak on the following topic: "The (Im)Balance of Power in Washington: How Things Went Off the Rails and How They Can Be Fixed," and in ...
by FiredUpInCA
Comment Count 73 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 03:29 PM PDT with 197 Recommends
As a long-time watcher of entertainment written by Aaron Sorkin, I am following the close of Sorkin's first season of The Newsroom on HBO with an evaluation of the politics of the show and of Sorkin'...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 02:27 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In the final episode of the first season of “Newsroom,“ the character “Sloan,” played by Olivia Munn mentions the term “Greater Fool” as coming from economics. She states that someone ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 05:41 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The full ten episodes of Aaron Sorkin's first season of The Newsroom have now aired on HBO, although viewers will have several chances to catch up on episodes they might have missed. As Sorkin ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Sep 13, 2012 at 09:16 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
by Onomastic
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 10:27 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Originally posted at Voices on the Square , a new blog in the sphere featuring News, Information, and Fun! Welcome to You're Doing It Wrong!, a weekly column taking the Powers That Be (PTB), ...
by poligirl
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 12:58 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
In April of this year, Vanity Fair ran an article by Juli Weiner titled “ West Wing Babies.” The article focused on young policy wonks and politicians’ aides who became motivated to pursue ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 09:35 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Chances are, if you have HBO, you have both an East Coast and a West Coast feed. You've already missed the East Coast feed, but you still have time to catch the West Coast feed. 10:00 pm Pacific ...
by NWTerriD
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2012 at 08:10 PM PDT with 6 Recommends